Kiwi TCMS 12.0

security updates, improvements, bug fixes and new translations

Posted by Kiwi TCMS Team on Wed 15 February 2023 under releases

We're happy to celebrate our 14th anniversary with Kiwi TCMS version 12.0!

IMPORTANT: this is a new major release which contains security related updates, general improvements, bug fixes and new translations!

You can explore everything at!

Supported upgrade paths:

5.3   (or older) -> 5.3.1
5.3.1 (or newer) -> 6.0.1
6.0.1            -> 6.1
6.1              -> 6.1.1
6.1.1            -> 6.2 (or newer)


Upstream container images (x86_64):

kiwitcms/kiwi   latest  cbe275c11098    518MB

IMPORTANT: version tagged and multi-arch container images are available only to subscribers!

Changes since Kiwi TCMS 11.7



  • Update bleach from 5.0.1 to 6.0.0

  • Update django-tree-queries from 0.13.0 to 0.14.0

  • Update python-gitlab from 3.12.0 to 3.13.0

  • Update python-redmine from 2.3.0 to 2.4.0

  • Update node_modules/json5 from 1.0.1 to 1.0.2

  • Switch from Apache to Nginx + uWSGI

    • uWSGI will spawn worker processes for each available CPU core
    • reduce container image by around 50 MB


    No longer support KIWI_DONT_ENFORCE_HTTPS environment variable

Bug fixes

  • Load SimpleMDE for Admin pages. Fixes Issue #3057
  • Don't show all builds on Search Test Runs page before Product and Version fields are initialized when loading the page directly

Refactoring and testing

  • Remove deprecated setDaemon() method (Ivajlo Karabojkov)
  • Execute docker tests against localhost instead of container IP
  • Test performance baseline on certain pages with wrk
  • Conditionally execute top-level UI functions
  • Raise RuntimeError instead of Exception to satisfy newer pylint checks

Kiwi TCMS Enterprise v12.0-mt

  • Based on Kiwi TCMS v12.0

  • Update kiwitcms-github-app from 1.4.0 to 1.4.1

  • Update kiwitcms-tenants from 2.4.0 to 2.5.0

    Private images:            12.0 (aarch64)          21507017de36    15 Feb 2023     527MB            12.0 (x86_64)           cbe275c11098    15 Feb 2023     518MB         12.0-mt (aarch64)       a67e0c1ac309    15 Feb 2023     727MB         12.0-mt (x86_64)        3da1342bcd01    15 Feb 2023     717MB

IMPORTANT: version tagged, multi-arch and Enterprise container images are available only to subscribers!

How to upgrade

Backup first! Then execute the commands:

cd path/containing/docker-compose/
docker-compose down
docker-compose pull
docker-compose up -d
docker exec -it kiwi_web /Kiwi/ upgrade

Refer to our documentation for more details!

Happy testing!


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